Huey Lewis & The News: The Ridgefield Playhouse's 12th Anniversary Gala

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Huey Lewis & The News

Tue, 10/23/2012 - 5:30pm

12th Anniversary Gala

Sponsored by AllShows.com, Garry & Shira Berger, Colonial Automotive Group, DelBello, Donnellan, Weingarten, Wise & Wiederkehr LLP, Diageo, Mr. & Mrs. Robert Ellis, Fairfield County Bank, Glen Gate Company, Pepsi Beverages Company, Suzie & Dan Rabinowitz, The Ridgefield Playhouse Board of Directors, Scott Schneider

Heart and Soul,” the title of one of their hit songs, also explains the enduring appeal of Huey Lewis & The News. For over thirty years they have been making and performing hits like: "Heart of Rock and Roll", "Power of Love", "Hip To Be Square", "Happy To Be Stuck With You" and more!  Whether it is their singing about the daily grind in “Workin' For A Livin'” or lamenting a troubled relationship in “If This Is It”, this is a band that connects with people on a gut level. Completing the rock, rhythm and blues feel of the band's sound are founding members Johnny Colla (saxophone, guitar and vocals), Bill Gibson (drums, percussion and vocals), and Sean Hopper (keyboards and vocals) as well as Stef Burns (guitars and vocals) and John Pierce (bass). The extra bit of coolness you feel comes from their horn section, consisting of San Francisco Bay area luminaries: Marvin McFadden (trumpet), Rob Sudduth (tenor saxophone) and Johnnie Bamont (baritone saxophone).

2012 Playhouse Gala Honorees:
Valerie Jensen - President of SPHERE and creator of the new movie theater "The Prospector"

Junior Honorees:
Michael Rosamilia, Cole Butchen, Tucker Hearon - Co-creators of Ridgefield BandJam

5:30 pm Gala: Cocktail Party, Open Bar and Silent Auction
"Dinner by the Bite" courtesy of Bernard's, Ritz Asia, The Matrix Conference and Banquet Center, La Piazza, Little Pub, Ancient Mariner, Tre, Bistro 7, Southwest Cafe, Some Things Fishy Catering, Toscana, Whistle Stop Bakery, Jay's at Crowne Plaza Danbury, Deborah Ann's Sweet Shoppe, Cellar Door and Tusk & Cup
8:00 pm Performance, Live Auction

Silent and Live Auctions!
Including Trips & Signed Memorabilia - Plus a Special  Item by signed by Huey himself!

And a Special Raffle!  Raffle Grand Prize:  a 7- day Cruise for Two in an Oceanview stateroom to either Bermuda, Bahamas/Florida or Canada/New England out of New York (Courtesy of Norwegian Cruise Line & Eva’s Best Travel and Cruises of Westport)

$225 includes VIP Seating, Gala & Performance
$175 includes Orchestra Seating, Gala & Performance
$135 includes Mezzanine & Balcony Seating and Performance
$3,500 Gala Sponsor – includes 10 VIP Gala tickets and mention as sponsor in all marketing materials.

Please call box office to purchase tickets! (203) 438-5795


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